Northern Star Resources Limited engages in the exploration, development, mining, processing, and sale of gold deposits in Australia.
Excellent balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Northern Star Resources's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: NST's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
AU Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
AU Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: NST exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 7.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NST exceeded the Australian Market which returned 16.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Northern Star Resources's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 days ago | Simply Wall StIs Northern Star Resources Limited (ASX:NST) Overpaying Its CEO?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDespite Its High P/E Ratio, Is Northern Star Resources Limited (ASX:NST) Still Undervalued?
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWhat Kind Of Shareholders Own Northern Star Resources Limited (ASX:NST)?
Is Northern Star Resources undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: NST (A$13.88) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$16.63)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NST is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (44.7x) compared to the Metals and Mining industry average (12.4x).
PE vs Market: NST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (44.7x) compared to the Australian market (18.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: NST is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NST is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.3x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (1.4x).
How is Northern Star Resources forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: NST's forecast earnings growth (19.8% per year) is above the savings rate (1.1%).
Earnings vs Market: NST's earnings (19.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (9.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: NST's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: NST's revenue (10.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NST's revenue (10.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: NST's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (20%).
How has Northern Star Resources performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NST has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: NST's current net profit margins (12.5%) are lower than last year (17.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NST's earnings have grown by 13.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: NST's earnings growth over the past year (1.2%) is below its 5-year average (13.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: NST earnings growth over the past year (1.2%) underperformed the Metals and Mining industry 19.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: NST's Return on Equity (10.4%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Northern Star Resources's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NST's short term assets (A$1.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (A$303.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: NST's short term assets (A$1.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (A$832.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NST's debt to equity ratio (25.8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: NST's debt to equity ratio has increased from 11.9% to 25.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NST's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (102.5%).
Interest Coverage: NST's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (563.4x coverage).
Inventory Level: NST has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: NST's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.2x debt).
What is Northern Star Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
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Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: NST's dividend (1.08%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.29%).
High Dividend: NST's dividend (1.08%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.5%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: NST is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: NST is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: NST is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of NST's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Stuart Tonkin (43yo)
Mr. Stuart Peter Tonkin, BEng(Hons) has been the Chief Executive Officer at Northern Star Resources Limited since November 29, 2016. Mr. Tonkin served as Chief Operating Officer at Northern Star Resources ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stuart's total compensation ($USD1.08M) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD2.80M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Stuart's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Executive Chairman||3.3yrs||AU$3.18m||0.76% A$76.6m|
|Chief Executive Officer||3.3yrs||AU$1.61m||0.020% A$2.0m|
|Chief Financial Officer||1.3yrs||AU$443.82k||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer||1.3yrs||AU$552.72k||no data|
|General Counsel & Company Secretary||4.1yrs||AU$630.39k||no data|
|Chief Geological Officer||4.7yrs||AU$889.25k||no data|
|Chief Development Officer||0yrs||no data||no data|
|General Manager of Exploration||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Assistant to Executive Chairman & CEO||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Legal Counsel & Assistant Company Secretary||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: NST's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman||3.3yrs||AU$3.18m||0.76% A$76.6m|
|Lead Independent Director||3.3yrs||AU$204.32k||0.0085% A$858.3k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||3.4yrs||AU$174.32k||0.0072% A$722.6k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||0.6yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||7.8yrs||AU$149.32k||0.054% A$5.4m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||0.6yrs||no data||0.0013% A$133.7k|
Experienced Board: NST's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: NST insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.9%.
Northern Star Resources Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Northern Star Resources Limited
- Ticker: NST
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Gold
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$10.050b
- Shares outstanding: 740.05m
- Website: https://www.nsrltd.com
Number of Employees
- Northern Star Resources Limited
- 388 Hay Street
- Level 1
- Western Australia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|NST||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Dec 2003|
|NS7||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2003|
|NESR.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Dec 2003|
|NST||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Dec 2003|
Northern Star Resources Limited engages in the exploration, development, mining, processing, and sale of gold deposits in Australia. The company holds interests in the Pogo, Jundee, and Kalgoorlie operations, as well as Paulsens and Tanami projects. It has operations primarily in Western Australia, the Northern Territory, and Alaska. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Subiaco, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/17 10:34|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/17 00:00|
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